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Nestlé acclaimed as ‘world leader’ to tackle climate change in supply chain

Nestlé has been recognised for engaging its suppliers to tackle climate, water and forest-related risks in its supply chain. For the second year in a row, the international not-for-profit CDP has included Nestlé in its supplier engagement leader board. The Global Supply Chain report is being released today. Nestlé is one of only 58 companies included out of a total of 3,300 assessed, putting it among just 2 ...

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Explore Nestlé’s 2018 CSV Prize semi-finalists

    From over 1000 entries, 56 applicants hav   e now been shortlisted. Working in countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, they each seek to address a growing need for good nutrition, safe water and economic opportunities.   The prize – established eight years ago – supports social entrepreneurs tackling the world’s biggest issues in nutrition, water and ru ...

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BAYN EUROPE IS SETTING UP A SUBSIDIARY IN CHINA FOR SUGAR REDUCTION

  Bayn Europe AB has signed a joint venture agreement with real estate development company HuaHe International Asset Management Ltd. to introduce sugar reduction to the China market. Both partners agreed on a cooperation model and mutual commitments for the set up of joint venture. Bayn will hold 65% of equity and HuaHe will hold 35%. Further to rolling up a sugar reduced concept store under Bayn Europ ...

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The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste

        The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030. This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to back with a multi-year investment that includes ongoin ...

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Haas is now a member of the Bühler Group

The Haas Group, the global market leader in the field of wafer, cookie, and confectionary production systems, is now part of the Bühler Group. After obtaining the approval of the relevant antitrust authorities, the transaction was closed in the first week of January 2018. Whereas this strategic acquisition enables Bühler to complete its Consumer Foods product portfolio, Haas now benefits from the resources ...

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The Real Stevia Company in collaboration with organic sugar cooperative in Paraguay

The Real Stevia Company’s subsidiary Granular PY has signed a partnership agreement with Manduvirá Cooperative, Paraguay’s leading cooperative for the production of organic sugar canes and industrialization of organic cane sugar in the country. The collaboration strengthens both companies’ work with smallholder farmers and their families. Together the companies improve living conditions for approximately 5, ...

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Fonterra supports new digital channel and cream grouping from global dairy trade

Today’s launch of a new Global Dairy Trade e-commerce sales channel will enable Fonterra to offer customers the opportunity to buy dairy ingredients online all the time. Fonterra’s Managing Director Global Ingredients, Kelvin Wickham, said the new GDT Marketplace provides an additional sales channel for NZMP Ingredients and meets growing demand in the dairy market for online business-to-business transaction ...

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Nestlé opens its most water efficient factory in Mexico

Nestlé has opened its most water efficient factory in the world in Mexico, in a move that the company plans to replicate in other Nestlé factories globally. Through new processes that deliver significant efficiencies, Nestlé’s Cero Agua dairy factory in the central, water-stressed state of Jalisco will move towards being a zero-water factory. It will use mostly recycled water from its dairy operations. ‘Fra ...

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ORKLA EXPANDS ITS BALTIC OPERATION BY ACQUIRING STRONG LOCAL BRANDS

Orkla has entered into an agreement with Nordic Partners Food Limited to purchase NP Foods Group. NP Foods Group includes the companies and brands Laima, Staburadze, Gutta, Margiris and Staburadzes Konditoreja. The acquisition will nearly double the scale of Orkla’s Baltic operations, making Orkla one of the largest consumer goods companies in the region. “With a history dating back more than 140 years, Lai ...

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Alvean – a new sugar venture emerges from Cargill and Copersucar

All regulatory clearances received New company to be named Alvean Goal to begin operations on October 1, 2014.Cargill and Copersucar have successfully completed all required regulatory clearances to form Alvean, their new 50/50 sugar trading joint venture. Operating as an independent entity, Alvean will begin integrating global activities to originate, commercialize and trade raw and white sugar. As announc ...

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